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sir i have spherical power around -7.25 and cylindrical around -1 and have axis around 170 am i compitable for the eye surgery .and i wana know how the surgery is done and what will be the conqueces .i shall be great ful for your precious reply

LASIK surgery is done using excimer laser rays to reshape the cornea at a microscopic level. The procedure is done after making a thin superficial flap in the cornea using a micokeratome. The flap is put back after the LASIK.
To know if your eye is fit for the LASIK procedure you need to undergo certain tests which include Topography, Pachymetry , and retinal examination.  

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Nitin Balakrishnan


Can answer questions on all aspects of LASIK Laser Vision Correction, Eximer Laser, Femtosecond Lasers, Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), EpiLasik,Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK), to name a few. Also well versed with Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation, Phakoemulsification, Glaucoma, and other common diseases of the anterior segment of the eye specifically the Cornea. Can also take questions, on alternative methods of correction of Refractive errors, like, Clear Lens Extraction, PRELEX, Phakic IOL implantations and ICL implants. Would prefer not to answer questions on the Retina, and posterior segment of the eye, leaving the Job to a Viteroretinal Expert.


Been in private practice as an Ophthalmologist for 25 years. Have performed tens of thousands of eye surgeries, like Phakoemulsification, LASIK Laser Vision Correction, Phakic IOL implantation, ICL implantation, Multifocal and Toric IOL implantation, to name a few. Been attached to Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, in Vile Parle, Mumbai currently,as the Head of the Ophthalmology Department, for about 20 years. Been the Founder and Chief Medical Director of Sai Deep Eye Clinic, and Crystal Vision Laser Centre at Santacruz and Vile Parle in Mumbai.

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS),All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS), Itraocular Implant and Refractive Society (IIRSI), Bombay Ophthalmologists Association (BOA).

Journal of Cataract and Reftactive Surgery, Eurotimes, Ocular Surgery News, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology.

M.S.(Ophthalmology), D.O.M.S, M.A.M.S(Vienna) Trained in Phakoemulsification and Laser Eye Surgery, in Italy and the United States.

Awards and Honors
Best Papers and Video Film awards in various National and International Conferences.

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